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Todd Whitesides (#47553735)
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Bio Photo A native of Louisville, Kentucky, I've lived since 1998 in the Licking Riverside neighborhood of Covington, directly across the Ohio River from Cincinnati.

One of my favorite finds has been locating the grave site in Norfolk, Virginia of my fourth-great-grandmother Sarah Ann Timberlake Woodfin (1809-1855), who was a fourth-great-granddaughter of Thomas Symes (c.1621-1670) and Amy Bridges Symes (c.1624-1662), who were buried in the chancel of Saint Michael's Church at Winterbourne, in Gloucestershire, England.

My grandmother Luetta Crenshaw captured my imagination with stories of her mother Anna Mima Ritchie Deitchman's Anglo-Catholic ancestry. I've since discovered her mother's great-grandfather John Abraham Rhodes (1794-1861) may have been a great-great-grandson of Charles Calvert (1637-1715), 3rd Lord Baltimore, albeit through an illegitimate son.

The photo above was taken on August 13, 2014 during a visit to the Old Bethel Burial Grounds near Fort Ancient in Warren County, Ohio to see the grave site of my fifth-great-grandparents, Jeremiah Mills (1769-1860) and his wife Abigail Briant Mills (1782-1827). Abigail was descended from Lion Gardiner (1599-1663), lord of Gardiner's Island, and Rev. Thomas James (1621-1696), two of the founding fathers of East Hampton, Long Island in Suffolk County, New York.
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Anne Shurtleff Stevens
RE: Margaret Stafford Neville
You are a sweetie. It's fun to sleuth!! Just wish I could sleuth THERE!! How are you doing?
Added by Anne Shurtleff Stevens on Aug 27, 2014 12:37 PM
RE: John Burghersh
Thank you. Keep the excellent work!
Added by Anonymous on Aug 26, 2014 7:38 PM
William Maurer
Katharina Maurer
Hi, I am wondering where you got the photo of Katharina Maurer? Also, is there anything legible on the markers besides Father and Mother? These are my gggrandparents and I have had a lot of difficulty finding much out about them, so I am looking for any clues the markers might have. Thanks, Burl Maurer
Added by William Maurer on Aug 26, 2014 9:45 AM
RE: John Burghersh
You are so kind to even consider my evidence. Perhaps someday there will be documentary proof of his parentage. Your solution is fine with me. I really do appreciate your thoroughness and attention to accuracy.
Added by Anonymous on Aug 25, 2014 11:40 PM
RE: John Burghersh
It is a deduction.

Chute, Marchand Gaylord, in _Geoffrey Chaucer of England_, p, 231, calls John the nephew of Henry Burghersh, Bishop of Lincoln.

Robert de Burghersh. Issue by Maud de Badlesmere:

..1. Stephen de Burghersh, 2nd Lord Burghersh, d.s.p. bef 22 Mar 1309/10.
..2. Henry de Burghersh, Bishop of Lincoln, d. 2 Dec 1340.
..3. Bartholomew de Burghersh, 3rd Lord Burghersh, d. 3 Aug 1355; m. Elizabeth de Verdon

Bishop Henry had no legitimate children, Stephen died d.s.p., leaving Bartholomew the only one to have had a son named Burghersh who was a nephew of Bishop Henry.

Also, from Napier, Henry Alfred, _Historical Notices of the Parishes of Swycombe and Ewelme in the County of Swyncombe and Ewelme in the County of Oxford_, p. 23:

"His [Sir William de Kerdeston] daughter’s marriage was also granted to him, and he chose a fit and proper match for her in Sir John Burghersh, said to have been of the family of Lord Burghersh. (Dugdale's Bar. Vol. 2. p. 36} Their union was not of long duration, as Matilda died on the 20th of May, and Sir John Burghersh on the 30th of June 1349, both of them probably victims to the destructive pestilence which in that year pervaded Asia and Europe, and is “computed to have swept away above a fourth “ of the inhabitants in every country which it attacked.” (Hume's England)

Sir John and Lady Burghersh left an only child, John, afterwards Sir John Burghersh, who was under six years of age at the time of their death. He was born at Ewelme on Michaelmas day 1343, and on the day after was baptized in the church of All Saints in that parish, his godfathers being John Grene and William Leeche, and his godmother Alice Fithide.

During John Burghersh’s minority, Bartholomew Lord Burghersh had the custody of the manor of Ewelme}lo a circumstance which may be considered as giving weight to Dugdale’s supposition, that Sir John Burghersh, the husband of Matilda de Kerdiston, was of Lord Burghersh‘s family."
Added by Anonymous on Aug 25, 2014 8:07 PM
M.C. Brown
RE: Henry Stanley of Bickerstaffe
Not a problem. I like for the information to be accurate so be sure to let me know when you do and I'll keep looking also.
Added by M.C. Brown on Aug 24, 2014 10:32 PM
M.C. Brown
RE: Henry Stanley of Bickerstaffe
Hey Todd,

Actually I had made a mistake on the death date unless he died and was buried on the same day and I have seen that in records.

Lancashire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 about Henrie Stanley

Name: Henrie Stanley
Burial Date: 23 Jul 1598
Parish: Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Maps:
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Register Type: Parish Register
Reference Number: Pr 2886/1

The information on his birth came from Henry Stanley Family Tree.

Marlene Brown
Added by M.C. Brown on Aug 24, 2014 10:11 PM
Debbie J
RE: Elizabeth Cushing
Added by Debbie J on Aug 23, 2014 7:16 PM
RE: Van Sant
Thank you :)
Are you related in any way?
Added by Miranda82ღ on Aug 23, 2014 2:28 PM
Debbie J
Highland Cemetery
Todd, it has been a blessing so many pictures you have taken in Highland. Thank you!!
Added by Debbie J on Aug 18, 2014 11:20 AM
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